The Perfect 10 Quilt Along sampler is finished! It sure feels great to have this done just before Christmas - it’s the perfect way to wrap up this year. (Ok, I might have two more finishes coming soon… but this one counts, too!)
The time really flew by… just making a few blocks each week really added up to a whole quilt much faster than I expected. And sometimes, we all need make a quick quilt.
What I love most about making sampler quilts is that I get to try out lots of different blocks. And some of those blocks could end up in a future project. The Perfect 10 Quilts book from It’s Sew Emma has 16 blocks that can be made into 16 different quilts… or mash them up into one wonderful sampler. I think that a quilt full of those “Neapolitan” bow tie block would be perfect. (You can see a preview of all of the quilts on Fat Quarter Shop’s website.)
And let’s not forget about how much fun it can be to select the fabrics for each block! All of the quilts in Perfect 10 Quilts start with a layer cake of 10” squares. I used Kristyne Czepuryk’s Guest Room (and a pale pink background - it’s Moda Bella Solid in 3 Sisters Pink) and then added a few fat quarters so that I could repeat my favorite prints.
I hope that this quilt has inspired you to make your own sampler. And the book could make a perfect stocking stuffer for yourself!